Master Massive E/M Rule Changes to Lock in Reimbursement and Avoid Audits/Fines

Length: 12-Part Series, Each Session is 60 Minutes Expert: Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO
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Everything you know about office visit coding (99201-99215) is about to change. REALLY!

Gone is the established patient loophole of picking 99212-99215 based on history and exam. You’re going to have to retrain your clinical and revenue teams on how to nail the right level using only medical decision making (MDM) or time documentation – or risk massive office visit payment losses, audit and serious fines.

Don’t make the mistake of sitting back and thinking that you can implement these monumental E/M coding changes a few weeks before they go live in January 2021. You must act NOW, in order to be ready. This new online 12-Part E/M 2021 Implement Training Series is the answer.

The entire 12-part E/M training series is being taught by nationally-recognized coding and training expert, Kim Garner Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO. Each online session will target a specific aspect of E/M coding and the significant changes you’ll have to master, and make them easy to understand and implement. The sessions are spread out throughout the year so that you can have the time you need to master each complexity more easily.

When you sign up for this online training series below you’ll receive access to each live session, where you can ask questions directly to the expert presenter. You’ll also have the ability to access the recording of the training to help you really master these complex changes. You can also use the online training to train your all of your staff at your location. Or, if you prefer, you can also get each recorded training session on CD (for an additional amount.

SAVE $700+ INSTANTLY!

When you order the entire 12-Part 2021 E/M Coding Changes series in the next 5 days, you’ll save $700+ instantly (no coupon code required). Or, if you prefer, you can only those individual training sessions you need (at the regular rate).


PART 1: Stop Losing $63 Per New Office Visit, Patient Designation Key
January 28, 2020 at 1pm ET

Every single time a patient is classified as established when it should have been new, you lose reimbursement. As much as $63 per new patient visit. Considering the number of patients that you see in a year, this can add up to THOUSANDS in lost revenue.


PART 2: Audit Proof Claims with CMS E/M Guidelines Rehaul
February 19, 2020 at 1pm ETSay good-bye to how you’ve coded office visits for the last 20+ years. The CMS 1995 and 1997 guidelines will mostly no longer apply. Learn how to nail down the right level using the new (vs current) documentation requirements, so your code level withstands scrutiny and you continue to be paid for your office visits.

PART 3: Add $20K a Year for Nonphysician Services with 99211
March 18, 2020 at 1pm ETWith $20k a year at stake for medical assistant and registered nurse services, you can’t afford to not use this code accurately. Master the exclusive rules for 99211 going into effect in 2021 to capture the added reimbursement that is rightfully yours.

PART 4: Capture Morbidity Accurately with New MDM Risk Scoring
April 22, 2020 at 1pm ETWith the entire table of risk changing and it dominating your office visit calculation, you can’t afford to miscount risk of morbidity. Get tips to work through the table of risk so your documentation – and code selection – captures all the elements worked up, and you receive the reimbursement you deserve.

PART 5: Get Credit for Diagnoses Due with New MDM Dx Scoring
May 20, 2020 at 1pm ETCounting diagnoses makes up 1/3 of your MDM score – and with auditors targeting MDM, you’ve got to apply the right number or incur costly overcoding penalties. Find out what documentation to credit this year and how to master the modifications being made to the MDM grid to continue to capture accurate service levels.

PART 6: MDM Data: Tally Full Info Reviewed to Support Maximum Code Levels
June 18, 2020 at 1pm ETMiss any MDM data items you’ll miscount your office visit level and leave thousands of dollars on the table. Master how you should be calculating MDM now AND learn how to transition to the massive MDM calculation changes soon to come.

PART 7: Count Minutes Correctly to Maximize Time Based Coding Level
July 15, 2020 at 1pm ETIf you miss out on billable minutes, your time-based coding levels will suffer and so will your reimbursement. Find out what must be included in your chart notes to make sure you get the highest supported office visit you’re entitled to.

PART 8: Up Revenue & Compliance with Proper Use of 99212-99214
August 19, 2020 at 1pm ETYou can’t afford to downcode CPT code 99212-99214 – you’ll lose revenue & trigger audits. Improve revenue compliantly by billing CPT code mid-level office visits correctly.

PART 9: Reach and Defend Hard-to-Get 99215 claims (and the $150 per visit)
September 16, 2020 at 1pm ETEach year it gets harder and harder to qualify for and get paid for the highest level of office visit code (99215). The upcoming new E/M changes will make it even more challenging. This training will walk you though how to get the diagnoses, risk or time you need to meet this code’s criteria and $150 in per visit revenue that accompanies it.

PART 10: Master Supervision Billing Rules to Get Paid More NPP Work
October 21, 2020 at 1pm ETThe final rules for the changes to NPP supervision billing haven’t been formally announced. However, experts have announced that they believe the entire structure is going to change. Get the skinny on significant supervision guideline changes, and lean how to code your NPP claims accurately to ethically maximize your reimbursement.

PART 11: Use In-House Auditing Best Practices to Verify Your Coding Accuracy
November 18, 2020 at 1pm ETThis major rehaul means your office visit level coding could be all over the place. Get the strategies you need to protect your pay with audit tables, cheat sheets, and calculation guidelines. Overcome the top errors to protect your practice and improve accuracy.

PART 12: AMA Updates: Activate Your Office Visit 2021 Plan
December 16, 2020 at 1pm ETThe only way your 99201-99215 claims will be accurately paid in 2021 is for you to incorporate ALL the E/M changes correctly before Jan. 1st. Put the final touches on your E/M coding protocols to ensure you earn the reimbursement you deserve.

This online 12-Part E/M training series will help you code your office visits accurately now, AND after the significant changes to E/M CPT codes go into effect January 1, 2021.

Tip: Have your entire staff tune in each month for another important E/M training session. You’ll get access to all recordings to review, re-train and test as needed for the entire year.

Avoid losing thousands by incorrectly transitioning to the new E/M code changes going into effect. Sign up for this upcoming 12-Part training series today.


BONUS! As an added bonus, you will receive LIVE online access with your On-Demand or CD purchase (a $699 value, yours free). Register today!


REGARDING YOUR SERIES FORMATS

  • Please note that login instructions for each live webinar in this series will be sent via email 48-hrs before the live date.
  • For on-demand recordings, these will be available 24 hours after the live date via your account on this site.
  • For CDs, these will mail out via US postal mail 48 hrs after the live training has taken place. Please allow an extra 5 business days for delivery.

Meet Your Expert

Kim Huey
MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCOKGG Coding and Reimbursement Consulting, LLC

Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians. Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine.

She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association.

Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant and a Certified Healthcare Audit Professional. Kim is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has recently earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law.

For over twenty-five years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference for numerous organizations.

Reviews

I was pleased with the presentation. We were provided with places to find additional information.
Kourtney Calloway
Senior Client Manager, Proserve Practice Management
Wonderful, well presented!!
Debby Garlow
Claims Coordinator, BioSpine Institute
The webinar was very informational. It was presented so that people newer to the coding world could grasp the concepts.
Stacey Jackson
Lead Billing Liaison, Summit Radiology, PC
I loved the information, and the way it was presented. It was clear and easy to understand.
Chellie Phillips
Manager, Larsen Billing Service